NHL Draftkings Picks for May 20, 2024

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $11,200 18.55 1.66
Leon Draisaitl EDM $10,200 18.29 1.79
J.T. Miller VAN $8,600 12.59 1.46
Elias Lindholm VAN $7,400 9.75 1.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam Carrick EDM $2,000 4.16 2.08
Leon Draisaitl EDM $10,200 18.29 1.79
Connor McDavid EDM $11,200 18.55 1.66
J.T. Miller VAN $8,600 12.59 1.46

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman EDM $9,200 14.27 1.55
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $7,600 10.67 1.40
Conor Garland VAN $6,400 10.06 1.57
Evander Kane EDM $6,800 9.34 1.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Brown EDM $2,000 4.26 2.13
Dylan Holloway EDM $3,400 7.11 2.09
Phillip Di Giuseppe VAN $2,000 3.32 1.66
Conor Garland VAN $6,400 10.06 1.57

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $8,800 16.13 1.83
Mattias Ekholm EDM $7,200 11.30 1.57
Darnell Nurse EDM $6,000 10.41 1.73
Quinn Hughes VAN $7,800 9.87 1.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Kulak EDM $2,200 6.13 2.79
Vincent Desharnais EDM $2,600 5.52 2.12
Evan Bouchard EDM $8,800 16.13 1.83
Darnell Nurse EDM $6,000 10.41 1.73

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $9,400 9.92 1.05
Arturs Silovs VAN $9,800 8.35 0.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $9,400 9.92 1.05
Arturs Silovs VAN $9,800 8.35 0.85

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.